NINUFABUSHI MIIATI (GUIDED BY THE NORTH STAR)
Ninufabushi Miiati Guiado por la estrella del NorteDirected by Flor Kaneshiro
- Argentina, USA
- Animation, Family, History, International, Music
- Uchinaaguchi (Okinawan)
- 5 mins
- North American premiere
This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
Told through watercolor illustrations and a traditional Okinawan folk song, an emigrant journeys from Okinawa to Argentina in the early 1900s. This project was an international collaboration by four descendants of Uchinaanchu (Okinawan) immigrants in Argentina and the United States.
Director, Writer, Illustrator: Flor Kaneshiro
Producer: Flor Kaneshiro, Joseph Yoshimasu Kamiya
Composer: Brandon Ing, Carolina Higa
Editor: Joseph Yoshimasu Kamiya
A magically inventive and wondrously bright journey through time and place, this collection of films transports and transforms curious minds, taking us on an enchanting trip from 70’s Hong Kong to the neighborhood park, and perhaps meeting a fungi or two along the way.